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Long Range Drilling Technology Plan
Authors: IDDO
Year: 2017
Keywords: Drilling, Technology, Plan, IDDO, Long Range


The U.S. Ice Drilling Program Long Range Science Plan lays out recommended directions for U.S. ice coring and drilling science. This companion Long Range Drilling Technology Plan addresses the drills and technologies needed to successfully implement the Science Plan. Much of the equipment mentioned is already being developed or maintained by IDDO as part of its inventory of NSF equipment. This plan also describes the latest development projects at IDDO. Finally, this plan briefly addresses the funding allocated for its implementation.

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